The ‘Joker’ (2019): Sympathy for the Devil or Beware the Demagogue?

‘‘Almost everything we call ‘higher culture’ is based on the spiritualisation and deepening of cruelty. Cruelty is what constitutes the painful sensuality of tragedy.’’

Beyond Good and Evil, ‘Our Virtues’, F. Nietzsche.

Arthur Fleck: ‘‘I used to think that my life was a tragedy. But now I realise it’s a fucking comedy’’

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Marc Barham

Marc Barham

Column @ timetravelnexus.com on iconic books, TV shows/films: Time Travel Peregrinations. Reviewed all episodes of ‘Dark’ @ site. https://linktr.ee/marcbarham64